Vienna Opera House - 1969 Mint Sheet of 8
The historic Vienna State Opera opened in 1869, and is home to the Vienna Philharmonic and some of the world's finest opera and ballet performances. This beautiful sheet, issued in 1969 to commemorate the centenary of this legendary institution, pictures scenes from famous operas and ballets.
Lovers of fine engravings will appreciate the beauty and intricate detail found on the stamps on this large sheet. You'll enjoy lifelike scenes from the Magic Flute (Mozart), Don Giovanni (Mozart), Fidelio (Beethoven), Lohengrin (Wagner), Don Carlos (Verdi), Carmen (Bizet), Rosencavalier (Strauss), and Swan Lake (Tchaikovsky).
Accented with gold frames, this sheet looks great matted and framed ... a perfect gift for a music lover or anyone who appreciates fine engravings. Sheet measures 7 1/8 x 8 1/4 inches. (Austria #840)